Jump to word: 

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Previous word: fluorescein
Next word: fluorescent

Definition of: fluorescence

(floomacr′ə·resəns) noun Physics
1. The property of certain substances to absorb radiation of a particular wavelength and to re-emit it as light of a different, usually greater, wavelength; the emitted radiation persists only as long as the stimulus is active: distinguished from phosphorescence.
2. The light so produced. [<FLUOR(SPAR); coined on analogy with OPALESCENCE]

Most often used phrases:

fluorescence microscopy
x ray fluorescence
fluorescence spectroscopy
fluorescence microscope
chlorophyll fluorescence
fluorescence intensity
fluorescence in situ
fluorescence correlation
fluorescence lifetime
laser induced fluorescence
fluorescence emission
fluorescence resonance
fluorescence detection
fluorescence spectrometer
fluorescence imaging

'fluorescence' used in domains:


Statistical data

"fluorescence" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

User Contributions:

Comment about this word, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: